After posting same tutorial on OP5T, in this guide, you will be able to root OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo update. Not only this but we will also guide you to install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5 running Android 8.0 Oreo. Developer have managed to developed a compatible TWRP Recovery for OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo along root process.
OnePlus 5 first got Android 8.0 Oreo as OxygenOS Open beta updates via the beta channel then stable Android Oreo rolled out for this device. This is major update that upgrades the OS from Android 7.1.1 Nougat to Android 8.0 Oreo, which brings all the goodies of stock Oreo update for the device.
So if you own a OnePlus 5 and wish to root OnePlus 5 on Android 8.0 Oreo along TWRP recovery then you are at the right place, just follow the instructions below to root OnePlus 5 on Oreo and install TWRP recovery on Android 8.0 Oreo. We have already posted a guide to root and install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5 but that process will only work on Android Nougat.
TWRP and Root OnePlus for 5 running Oreo Android 8.0
Below we have mentioned the proper instructions to root OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo along compatible TWRP recovery for OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo update.
Before you begin:
Charge your device battery above 70%, to avoid shut down during the process.
Download and install latest OnePlus drivers on PC. Download here
Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.
Unlock bootloader on OnePlus 5, follow this guide to unlock bootloader on OnePlus 5.
Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
How to install TWRP and Root OnePlus 5 on Android Oreo
Download TWRP recovery for OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo. Download
Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.
So once you are done with installing TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5 running Oreo firmware, then head to the process to root OnePlus 5 on Android Oreo.
How to root OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo
Download Magisk v15.2 for OnePlus 5 running Android Oreo
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk v14.3 zip on the internal storage of your device.
Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.
Once in recovery mode, now flash the Magisk v14.3 zip from there.
One completing the process, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your OnePlus 5.
That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your OnePlus 5, give us your feedback and share this guide with others.